|ONE DAY||Client agrees to engage our service. Invoice is generated for payment.|
|ONE DAY TO TWO DAYS||Client makes full payment directly to our company’s bank account at DBS, via cheque, bank transfer or credit card payment according to terms in Invoice.
If cheque is mailed out, the filing application will be processed upon clearance of cheque.
|ONE DAY||Searches and appropriate specifications generated for trademark class to be filed.|
|ONE DAY||Verification and clearance from client prior to filing.|
|ONE DAY||Clearance of payment, thereafter filing application for trademark / design registration with IPOS|
|ONE DAY||IPOS acknowledges trademark application with Application Trademark Number. Design Application Acknowledgement
can take up to about one month from filing application. Applicant able to place 'tm' to the mark filed. Filing application is visible on IPOS website.
|ONE TO SIX MONTHS||IPOS carries out cross-examination on trademark in accordance to Trade Mark Act. IPOS may seek clarifications and if required, amendments to rectify or re-file the case as deemed necessary.|
|TWO TO FOUR MONTHS||Upon successful completion of Examination Stage by IPOS, trademark application goes into Publication Stage. Trademark is published in Trademark Journal that can be accessed by any member of Public for opposition on the use of the mark. If opposed, appropriate responses/legal actions have to be taken.|
|ONE TO FOUR WEEKS||If no opposition, there is successful registration of trademark. A Certificate of Registration would be generated out by IPOS that will be valid for ten years. Certificate will be emailed out to Client.|